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    Hey! I'm no brushless expert, but I've seen many...

    Hey!
    I'm no brushless expert, but I've seen many brushless contraptions use the Propdrive 5060 without many issues, can't voich for the Turningy one
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    It's a little sad to see the state of the forum...

    It's a little sad to see the state of the forum now - for such a rich history (seriously, have you read some of the old threads, it's a treasure trove of info and fun little reads) it's sad to see...
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    Great choice!! 350w-500w scooter motors are...

    Great choice!!

    350w-500w scooter motors are your best bet, dead cheap and easy to implement. You can get them bare, or with an attached gearbox (I'll be happy to PM you links to cheap ones). I...
  4. Thread: Heavy questions

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    Have a go! Though I'd at least fit it with some...

    Have a go! Though I'd at least fit it with some wedgelets if you're not wanting to do a full wedge
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    Yeah I had the exact same issue a couple of weeks...

    Yeah I had the exact same issue a couple of weeks back, I think they'll sort it soon
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    Sorry, Lucy :p The forum's being a little...

    Sorry, Lucy :p

    The forum's being a little tricky to edit posts on.
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    Thanks for the kind words both of you! It was...

    Thanks for the kind words both of you!

    It was a fantastic event!! Everyone was so lovely, but I think the best part was the amount of fights we all got; 7 + whiteboards/melees is nothing short of...
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    Not exactly sure of that, but I think Greg...

    Not exactly sure of that, but I think Greg Munson's pretty active on Facebook, you could probably throw him a message..... am I spying a potential new heavyweight?? :)
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    Yeah, Robots Live don't have any spinners, as...

    Yeah, Robots Live don't have any spinners, as with most Extreme Robots whiteboard fights. The main competition bracket for XR (while increasing by the looks) is normally a little small. To be honest,...
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    It's true, Extreme Robots run them at their...

    It's true, Extreme Robots run them at their shows, but it's an option if you want to fight them.... an option which isn't taken up by many.
  11. Thread: ESC Signal Issue

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    Hmm, I'd fetch him on Facebook if you can, but...

    Hmm, I'd fetch him on Facebook if you can, but he's been pretty responsive to any of my PMs.

    Are you sure the Rx is binded to the Tx, and have you tried swapping it for another one? That may be...
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    I used one of those spring-loaded punches on...

    I used one of those spring-loaded punches on Voodoo's aluminium, works an absolute treat!
  13. Thread: BOB FW Series

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    Yeah same, I grub screw my featherweight...

    Yeah same, I grub screw my featherweight gearboxes. The way they come is alright, but completely inadequate for combat I've found
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    Axes are really fun, especially in...

    Axes are really fun, especially in featherweights.
    But your plan for the shed is really smart; never test a robot in the same room you're in. We've had a few incidents here and there of people...
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    Basically what he said. A spinner is a very bad...

    Basically what he said. A spinner is a very bad choice for a beginner to combat robots, moreso someone with no engineering experience. I've been doing this for nearly 2 years now, and still haven't ...
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    Welcome back Mike! You two could possibly battle...

    Welcome back Mike!
    You two could possibly battle it out at the next RoboNerd, gutted I missed the last one
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    Oh amazing!! Backflip shall return! I'll be...

    Oh amazing!! Backflip shall return!

    I'll be sending out messages to the people competing about tournament structures - it'll also help if people just tell me if they're attending. I discussed it...
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    Oh yeah, the RL floor flipper is something to be...

    Oh yeah, the RL floor flipper is something to be reckoned with...
    I remember getting caught on the tip, sending Oberon directly upwards into the netting and crashing down. Really thought it was a...
  19. Thread: Chain Drive

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    I'm not an expert on reductions, but Craig Danby...

    I'm not an expert on reductions, but Craig Danby once said to measure the diameter of the wheel in inches, add a couple more, then that's your reduction. Was a while ago, but it's a pretty reliable...
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    Aye this is true. Jonno’s happy to give us one...

    Aye this is true. Jonno’s happy to give us one fight per show if more than 3/4 attend, like the featherweights. He’s also informally put me in charge of this stuff, tournament structures and the...
  21. Thread: Phycosprout

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    Whoaaaaa They've been out of it since Series...

    Whoaaaaa

    They've been out of it since Series 1, my best advice would be to look on Facebook for the team members
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    Haha, that's where good networking gets you! ...

    Haha, that's where good networking gets you!

    Voodoo - Rambot
    Kaizen - Axe
    Cyclone 360 MW - Fullbody spinner
    Iron Strike - Vertical spinner
    Sweet - Drum spinner
    Backflip - Flipper
    Jackpot -...
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    Haha, think I may own those now actually. Did you...

    Haha, think I may own those now actually. Did you sell them to Katch?
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    Stay tuned.... you’ll see what the playing...

    Stay tuned.... you’ll see what the playing field’s like. In fairness, we’ve got a fantastic blend of different classes to really show off middleweights as a whole, couldn’t be prouder to see them all
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    Haha, oh boy.... Have you seen the lineup, looks...

    Haha, oh boy....
    Have you seen the lineup, looks gruesome to say the least

    Kaizen does look really solid though, plus will probably absorb many hits, good luck!
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